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mother's brother. he was my uncle. and when his mother, my grandmother, died, he was in america. he said, "will you go and sort out her paperwork?" and so in sorting out her paperwork, i came across this which john martin was one of our, i suppose, most famous of the 19th century. he died one year after that was painted in 1852. and this is a study for one of his huge works, possibly the stilling of the oceans or the deluge which is in the tate. so hugely valuable to you not only i imagine financially, but in terms of emotionally to you and your family. absolutely. now how does this come into all of it, this rather, how can i put it, portly chap here? definitely. he was called luigi lablache. he was stewart granger's great-grandfather, my great-great. and he was an italian, and he became an opera singer. don pasquale was written by donizetti in 1843. he performed as don pasquale in paris. it was written for him. it was written for him to be don pasquale. how extraordinary. and he came over to england and he became queen victoria's singing master. yes. really? that's so funny. who would h
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off to north america and worked with the native american indians in canada and their designs. and he went back to scotland and started drawing these designs onto plates. and the wooster factory, royal wooster, got very interested in it and bought some of the designs, which they turned into ceramics. and unfortunately, they hoped to make a big display of it and do well, but it was a complete flop. really? yeah. some people liked it, but most people wouldn't buy it. it looks very strange. strange. yeah, yeah. i can understand that. yeah. since his death, his work now has begun to be quite appreciated, but it hasn't yet reached vast prices, so don't get worried that, you know, you have to go home with protection. but i suppose a piece like that is going to be something like around about £300 to 400. oh, that's good. a big improvement, then, on £10. jolly good. i'm a self-confessed cast iron nut. hopefully you are, too. tell me a bit about it. we found it under our house when we were having it renovated, 'cause we having a staircase put in. and the staircase, we cut off halfway through
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